Yuit LLC, an Anchorage-based strategic communications and software development firm, has hired videographer Michael Stewart as a producer/director. Stewart, whose work has earned Telly, Davey, Goldie and various local awards, brings experience producing TV and corporate videos. He earned a Bachelor of Science in media arts and animation from the Art Institute of Florida.
Ingrid Klinkhart joins Yuit as a senior account strategist and brings a media relations and crisis communications background to the team. Klinkhart, a former television reporter, has also produced award-winning videos and TV commercials for clients including Alaska Native Corporations, the Municipality of Anchorage as well as the health care and telecommunications industries. She earned a Broadcast Journalism degree from California State University, Long Beach.
Kelly Merrick, a former political staffer at both the state and federal government levels, joins Yuit as a business administrator. Merrick supports the firm’s software and communications teams by coordinating projects, monitoring social media and tracking production timelines. She graduated with a Business Administration degree from Gonzaga University. Yuit, which means “belonging to the people” in Yupik, is a Native Alaska-owned firm that combines technology, creativity and strategic communications expertise.
Yuitt press release